Bill Text — Nov 14, 2012
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May 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from West Virginia
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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2012
Length: 128 pages
A bill to establish the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, bipartisan legislation to strengthen public safety and to enhance wireless communications.
TitleI - Reallocation of Public Safety SpectrumSection101 - Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reallocate the 700 MHz D block spectrum (between the frequencies from 758-763 and between 788-793 ... Read more >
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Last Action: Aug 5, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2011
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